Amy Dieterich Becomes Shareholder of Skelton Taintor & Abbott

AUBURN, Maine – Effective Jan. 1, 2020, attorney Amy Dieterich–whose practice areas include employment law, labor law, family law, commercial litigation, and municipal & government law–has become a shareholder (partner) in the firm. Dieterich joined Skelton Taintor & Abbott in 2014.

“We have been very lucky to have Amy on our team since her return to Maine, and during this time she has developed a diverse practice through hard work and brilliant legal thinking. Her commitment to the local community makes her an asset to this area, as well. We are thrilled to have her take this next step with us as a shareholder,” said Sarah Mitchell, President of Skelton Taintor & Abbott.

“I am beyond honored to join the shareholders of Skelton Taintor & Abbott, who have served our clients and community for generations,” Amy Dieterich said.

Dieterich represents individual clients and businesses in commercial disputes, family matters, employment and labor law issues, as well as litigation, arbitration, and regulatory proceedings. She was selected for inclusion in 2017, 2018, and 2019 New England Rising Stars© in the category of Business Litigation.

Dieterich was associated with two prominent New York law firms where she gained valuable litigation experience in a wide variety of matters including securities, white collar crime, False Claims Act, ERISA, fraud, contract, and complex commercial disputes. She also previously worked as an Intern for the United States Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division in the Appeals and Major Crimes Divisions. Dieterich’s participation in the community includes her service as a member to the Auburn Board of Assessment Review, on the board of trustees for Acadia Academy, and as an assistant coach of the Lewiston High School mock trial team.

Amy received her B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Bryn Mawr College and her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. While in law school, she received honors as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar for Academic Excellence and was a Managing Editor of the school’s Human Rights Law Review.

In her spare time, Amy enjoys hiking and canoeing with her family in Maine’s parks and on its rivers.

About Skelton Taintor & Abbott

Skelton Taintor & Abbott is one of Maine’s leading law firms serving individuals and businesses in litigation and general representation throughout northern New England for more than 150 years. The firm has been named in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in America. For more information, visit or call 207.784.3200.